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Deer Mouse

Hantavirus is a rare, and potentially fatal airborne disease that humans catch from infected rodents, particularly Harvest and Deer mice. The infection occurs when airborne virus particles from rodent droppings are inhaled. The virus does not spread from person to person. 

 

 

 

2014 Hantavirus Positive Cases 

2014 Activity
 Number of Positive Results to DateDate FoundCommunity AreaRodent Species
503/05/14PalaWestern Harvest Mouse
402/05/14 Rancho PenasquitosNorthern Baja Mouse
301/17/14Sorrento ValleyNorthern Baja Mouse
201/15/14North EscondidoNorthern Baja Mouse
101/03/14PowayWestern Harvest Mouse

 

 

Archived Hantavirus Information

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2013 Hantavirus Positives2013 Map click here 
2012 Hantavirus Positives 
2011 Hantavirus Positives2011 Map click here
2010 Hantavirus Positives2010 Map click here
2009 Hantavirus Positives2009 Map click here
2008 Hantavirus Positives2008 Map click here

 

Last Updated: February 21, 2014

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Hantavirus Or Other Vectors Contact:
(858) 694-2888  
vector@sdcounty.ca.gov